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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 is between $863 and $1055 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500
scores in the most expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$959
Annual Repair Cost
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As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. If problems are encountered, it would be recommended to have a technician familiar with these tops perform the diagnoses.
The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, resulting excessive movement at the control arm pivot point, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar...
Leaks may develop from the differential cover and/or seals on high mileage or older vehicles. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit if these leaks are addressed.
Overall (1 Reviews)
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June 30, 2010
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500
I have 55K miles on the car and am the original owner. I get an average of 24 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway. The car is wonderful and fun to drive. I have every bell and whistle you ...